Dendrobium - alexandrae

 (2797) Dendrobium-alexandrae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: alexandrae
Indigenous to: New Guinea

close relative to D. spectabile but much more compact and easy to manage, this fragrant species that Schlechter named for his wife has completely alien, grotesque, 3-½" blooms; the starry sepals and petals are wavy and contorted, pale greenish/yellow/white and spotted with dark purple or maroon; large, distinctive lip is covered with dark purple striations and dramatically pointed at the tip

 Blooming Season:
Fall and Winter Blooming
 Light Requirements:
Bright; 2500-3500 Footcandles (very bright indirect light)
 Temperature:
Warm to Intermediate;60°F min. to 90°F max.
 Deciduous:
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 Catalog number:2797_3663
 Mount:  Size:  Watering:
Stick Mounted Plant Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant) Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
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 Catalog number:2797_5766
 Mount:  Size:  Watering:
Stick Mounted Plant Small Blooming Size (small blooming plant but not yet fully matured) Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
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